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$24 million verdict – wrongful death of police officer (Orlando)

John Elliott Leighton won a $24,315,980 verdict for the the family of Officer Al Gordon. Officer Gordon was killed in a robbery at an ATM while he was off duty.  He was getting ready for his next shift as an Orlando Police officer when he was shot.  Following a trial in Orange County, a jury handed down their verdict after testimony and evidence in the trial presided over by Hon. John Marshall Kest in Orlando.  Estate of Alfred L. Gordon v. Terry, et al., Case No. 08-CA-0002852-ORL (34), 9th Judicial Circuit of Florida, March 25, 2011. The criminals have been convicted of first degree murder and are serving life sentences.

The case and trial received substantial attention by the media and news organizations.


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– VERDICT – Gordon v. Terry, et al.1328632453.pdf

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